Conference on Missing Persons for Family Members in the Former Yugoslavia

(Budapest, Hungary, 1997)

A forum to examine emotional and practical dimensions of “missing persons” in the former Yugoslavia, Chile, Guatemala, Kurdistan and South Africa.


Mireya Garcia, General Secretary of the La Agrupacion de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos (Organization of Families of Disappeared Detainees) of Chile


Calixto Torres, Mayan Quiche political and human rights activists from Guatemala


Bakhtiar Amin, Director of the Human Rights Alliance in Washington DC and mediator between the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan

South Africa

Mbuyi Mhlauli, University of Western Cape, South Africa

United States

Dr. Harvey Weinstein, Director of the Forced Migration and Health Project of the Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley

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